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Murmansk vs Karesuando Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Murmansk, Russia and Karesuando, Sweden is approximately 430 km or 267 mi.
  • To reach Murmansk in this distance one would set out from Karesuando bearing 77.3° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Murmansk bearing 87.1° or E .
  • Both have a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Murmansk is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Karesuando is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 2.3 °C (4.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.9 °C (8.8°F) less in Murmansk. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 48.2 mm (1.9 in) more which is equivalent to 48.2 l/m² (1.18 US gal/ft²) or 482,000 l/ha (51,529 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/9 as much.
  • There are 267 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Murmansk. In whichever way circa 0h 43' less per day or about 5/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.5° lower in Murmansk than in Karesuando.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.8°C (5.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Murmansk relative to Karesuando. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Karesuando vs Murmansk.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+8) +3 (+5) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) -2 (-3) 0 (-1) +0 (+1) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +1 (+3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+8) +4 (+7) +4 (+6) +2 (+4) +0 (+0) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +0 (+1) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +2 (+4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+15) +6 (+10) +5 (+8) +4 (+7) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +4 (+7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +8 (+0) +3 (+0) -4 (0) -3 (0) +3 (+0) +12 (+0) -14 (-1) +16 (+1) +9 (+0) -1 (0) +7 (+0) +13 (+0) +48 (+2)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 01' -0h 29' -0h 30' +0h 04' -0h 54' -0h 52' -1h 38' -0h 17' -2h 02' -1h 25' -0h 38' -0h 00'   -0h 43'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 22' -0h 10' -0h 01' +0h 06' +0h 27' -0h 00' +0h 21' +0h 10' +0h 01' -0h 06' -0h 27' -0h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -0.5 -0.5 -0.5 -0.5 -0.5 -0.5 -0.5 -0.6 -0.5 -0.5 -0.5 -0.6   -0.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -3 -2 +1 +2 +4 +9 +11 +10 +9 +1 -4 -4   +2.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) +4.2 (+8) +3.4 (+6) +3.6 (+6) +2.4 (+4) +0.9 (+2) +1 (+2) +2.2 (+4) +2.4 (+4) +3.3 (+6) +2.5 (+5) +3.5 (+6) +4.3 (+8) +2.8 (+5)

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